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Lake Superior Hiawatha House-Spectacular Beach-Pet Friendly

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Lake Superior looking toward Canada


Last updated: 09/14/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Brimley cottage description

This 1940's style cabin has an interior of nottie pine and a very unique and original stone fireplace where you can enjoy quiet evenings around the fire inside, while watching the beautiful sunset over Lake Superior through the living room picture window. The cabin is surrounded by mature pine and picturesque white birch trees. You can also enjoy a bonfire on the beach, or a smaller campfire on the bluff overlooking the water as you gaze at millions of stars in the Northern skies. You might even get to see the illusive and infamous dance of the Northern Lights.

There is a very large front yard that shields noise from road traffic. Off the rear of the cabin is an attached wooden deck with lounge chairs and a gas grill. The outdoor area is kept natural and hummingbirds abound. You may also see eagles flying overhead near the beach or hear a hoot owl or sled dogs howl. About 30 steps down to the beach, you will find yourself in another world. Lake Superior will look like an ocean! You will enjoy walking the beach for what seems like forever before even seeing another person. You can walk for miles undisturbed, build sandcastles, have a bonfire, swim in the cool waters, or collect the famous Lake Superior rocks. Our families have enjoyed this spot for many years. We now want to share it.

Keywords: Lakefront,secluded,rental cottage,stone fireplace, wonderful beach, Brimley area of Upper Peninsula of MI.

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cottage
  • 1400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Pets Considered:

            Pets are allowed and cost $5.00 per nite or $35 per week. Owner of pet is responsible for any damages or negligence and leashes are required as well as beach clean up....moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Must be 21 years or older to sign rental agreement. Any age is welcome with adult supervision. ...moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            Small children need help with stairs to beach. Deck on house is not fenced. ...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            smoking outside allowed with ash trays and sand buckets...moreless

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 5-6

          • Bedroom 2: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

            Single bed is a rollaway moveable to any room. ...moreless

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            Master bedroom with queen four poster bed....moreless

          • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1)

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Bathroom recently done in cedar....moreless

          • Nice deep tub for soaking.

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            Electric Stove/oven, Refrigerator, Micro-wave, double sink. Washer and dryer no longer hooked up and will be removed as pipes freeze....moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Well-stocked cupboard with dishes, bowls, glasses, silverware, cups, steak knives, cutting boards etc....moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            All you need including stainless steal pots & pans, bake-ware etc. ...moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

            Standard size electric automatic coffee maker....moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            Spices, sugar, coffee, tea, salt & pepper. ...moreless

          • Stove:

            Ceramic top electric stove with oven....moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Regular size with freezer on top....moreless

          • Oven:

            Oven is not detached from stove....moreless


          • Heating:

            Seasonal home does not have workable furnace as it is closed for the winter in November. Two electric heaters provided for chilly spring or fall nights. ...moreless

          • Living Room:

            Fairly large and comfortable living room. Hardwood flooring to be refinished soon and tiles removed....moreless

          • Parking:

            Long driveway allows for many vehicles. Can pull right up to porch in front yard. ...moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Bath and kitchen towels are plentiful. Several beach towels available....moreless

          • Fireplace:

            Beautiful Lake Superior stone indoor fireplace burns wood/paper....moreless

          • Garage:

            Garage is not available to renters and holds owners possessions....moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            Sheets,towels and comforters provided....moreless

          • Wood Fireplace:

            Firewood available from manager....moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            All parking is off the street....moreless

          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

            Space available....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • If you want to get away from it all this is where you want to be, nestled in the Hiawatha National Forest on Lake Superior, but only minutes away from one of the oldest cities in the nation, Sault Ste Marie, MI. You are also a stone's throw from the Bay Mills Indian Reservation and close to the twin city of Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, Canada. Bring your passport for a day trip into another country! Go west one hour and see the second largest falls in our nation, or the Oswald Bear Ranch in Newberry. Your visit would not be complete without a taste of locally caught whitefish or a visit to one of our lighthouses. ...moreless


              • DVD Player:

                Bring your favorite DVD movies or rent some at the local IGA in Brimley called Four Seasons across from the Brimley State Park....moreless

              • Television:

                Only used for DVD player. Cable not available....moreless

              Outdoor Features

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Lawn is mowed but owners like to keep it natural, so many wild flowers bloom. Humming bird feeders are placed near windows. ...moreless

              • Lanai / Gazebo:

                Front covered porch with bench. Back porch is enclosed and has view of Lake Superior. Back deck off the enclosed back porch....moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                Deck on back of cabin has view of Lake Superior and can hold patio furniture and grill....moreless

              • Outdoor Grill:

                Gas Grill...moreless


              • Away From It All
              • Adventure
              • Budget
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Location & View

              • Lakefront:

                The cabin is set back from the waterfront edge of the 40 foot bluff but has a wonderful view of Lake Superior. Down the steps is the wide sandy beach where you can set up your beach chairs & swim. ...moreless

              • Beachfront:

                Our large sandy beach on Lake Superior is in an area where you see only a few local people walking, so you can enjoy long serene walks without interruption. You may also have a beach bonfire. ...moreless

              • Monument View:

                You can visit the Pt Iroquois Lighthouse just 4 miles east and walk its boardwalk near the lake or climb its tower for a view of Canada. See the books and gifts for sale in the gift shop....moreless

              • Resort:

                Bay Mills and Resort & Casino is only 6 miles away and offers gaming, dining and a world class golfing. They also have a boat launch and camp ground. ...moreless

              • Lake View:

                You can see the waters of Lake Superior from all the north windows of the cabin in a bedroom, living room, and dining area. ...moreless

              • Rural:

                Situated in the famous Hiawatha National Forrest made famous by the poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in his poem Hiawatha. ...moreless

              • Mountain View:

                You can see Iroquois Mountain from the front porch....moreless

              • Waterfront:

                Enjoy the long lonely beach of Lake Superior....moreless

              • Water View:

                As described above....moreless


              • Restaurants
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services
              • Snowmobiling
              • Hiking
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Swimming
              • Cycling
              • Golf
              • Hunting
              • Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Kayaking
              • Sailing
              • Jet Skiing
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Hospital
              • Groceries
              • ATM/Bank
              • Fitness Center
              • Zoo
              • Museums
              • Live Theater
              • Cinemas
              • Churches
              • Duty Free Shops
              • Library
              • Playground
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Mountain Biking
              • Miniature Golf
              • Antiquing
              • Horseshoes
              • Sight Seeing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Scenic Drives
              • Walking
              • Boating
              • Horseback Riding
              • Shopping
              • Basketball Court


              Write a review 3.8
              from 6 traveler reviews
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              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              My Standard Rate
              7 night min stay


              Additional information about rental rates


              • Pet Fee $35
              • One-time cleaning fee $75
              • Taxes Included


              Cancellation policy is that we do not refund money unless we can fill your reservation dates. We also can try to reschedule your reservation for another time frame or following year.

              For a week long stay cost is $910 + 75 + any pet fees. To book your vacation email to let us know when you can send a check or money order. We allow two payments. First payment is $500 to book it. We email when it is received and mail a short rental agreement for you to sign and return with final payment which is due two weeks before arrival.

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              Last updated: 09/14/2014
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              21 Unavailable
              22 Today
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              25 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Chippewa County International Airport
              55 Miles
              Nearest Ferry
              To Mackinac Island
              8 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Nearest Beach
              Lake Superior in backyard
              13 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Cozy Bar in Brimley
              6 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Wild Bluff Premier Golf Course
              3 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Wilcox Fish House

              Car: Necessary

              Fantastic rock hunting on the Lake Superior shoreline while enjoying the wide sandy beach, Blueberry Festival in Paradise, trail walks in Hiawatha National Forest where you can pick your own berries, spectacular views when driving the shoreline Scenic Byway from Brimley to Paradise, Native American Pow-Wow 4th of July weekend, International fireworks between American and Canadian cities of Sault Ste Marie, Soo Locks Tours and shops, Tahquamenon Falls, Osborn's Black Bear Ranch in Newberry, Whitefish Bay Shipwreck Museum and Lighthouse, Pt Iroquois Lighthouse, Bay Mills Indian Resort & Casino, King's Club Casino within 8 miles, Wild Bluff Golf Course within 10 miles.


              Manager info

              Year Purchased: 1985

              About: My husband and I used to camp in remote areas usually at Federal campsites. We camped in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan on the shores of Lake Superior at the primitive Bay View Campground in Hiawatha National Forest and were mesmerized by the area. We looked for a place to buy to enjoy as our own retreat as we aged. Our Hiawatha House became our haven away from the busy metropolis we lived in near Detroit. It has inspired my husbands music and restored my soul with its peace.

              Why Brimley:
              We bought this with the full intent to use it only for family. Things change and we are not able to come as often to Hiawatha House. To continue to maintain and update it we decided to share our piece of heaven with others and allow it to become a seasonal rental cottage managed by my sister and brother-in-law. They now live only four miles down the road from it and also have a year round Lake Superior Beach House rental listed with VRBO. They encouraged us to list.

              The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
              The clean air and waters of Lake Superior are like no other. You can walk on the beach and not see another sole for a mile. The nearby Hiawatha Forest roads and trails are awesome and the great pines, oak, and birch are grand. Many sites to see in just a short one hour or less drive in any direction include: two lighthouses, Shipwreck Museum, Tahquahmenon Falls (2nd largest falls in USA after Niagara Falls), the Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie, Canada, Mackinac Island, Oswald's Black Bear Ranch in Newberry, three casino's, golf courses, Native American reservations, Overlooks and Scenic Byway Lakeshore Drive along Lake Superior, City of Sault Ste Marie is one of the oldest cities in America, antique shops, Native American Pow-Wows, berry picking, hiking, hunting, walking, bicycling, kayaking if you own one. Clean pure Michigan water and air!

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              Speaks: german, english

              Guestbook comments from the property manager

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              • Lake Superior looking toward Canada

                Lake Superior looking toward Canada

              • Back view of cabin from the lakeside in the Spring

                Back view of cabin from the lakeside in the Spring

              • Living Room w/ picture windows.

                Living Room w/ picture windows.

              • Wood burning fireplace.   We furnish firewood.

                Wood burning fireplace. We furnish firewood.

              • Dining area off the kitchen with view of back porch. Washing machine froze up.

                Dining area off the kitchen with view of back porch. Washing machine froze up.

              • Backyard with Lake Superior in background down the cliff.

                Backyard with Lake Superior in background down the cliff.

              • Hiawatha House Beach - Lake Superior

                Hiawatha House Beach - Lake Superior

              • Cedar shingles added to cabin all around.

                Cedar shingles added to cabin all around.

              • Living room with wood burning fireplace.  We provide the firewood.

                Living room with wood burning fireplace. We provide the firewood.

              • Living Room

                Living Room

              • Newly redecorated kitchen comes with all cookware, dishes, micro-wave, & appl.

                Newly redecorated kitchen comes with all cookware, dishes, micro-wave, & appl.

              • Master bedroom queen bed.

                Master bedroom queen bed.

              • Bathroom before window was installed.

                Bathroom before window was installed.

              • View from back porch.

                View from back porch.

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              This listing was first published here in 2010.

              Date last modified - Wednesday, April 16, 2014

              $910 per week (USD)

              2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 6

              View calendar: Updated 09/14/14
              Minimum stay: 7 nights
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